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HINGHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS
April 6, 2015
Revised Operating and Capital Budget
Proposals for the School Committee’s
Review, Consideration, and Possible
Adoption of Revised SC Budget
Hingham Public Schools
FY 2016 Budget
Budget FY16 Reconciliation as of 3/9/2015
Base FY 15 Budget
School Committee
Vote
Change
Change Percent
$33,380,634
$10,015,139
$94,948
Reg Ed
$34,993,615
$1,612,981
4.83%
SPED
$10,793,904
$778,765
7.78%
VoTech
$71,182
($23,766)
-25.03%
Education Sub Committee Recommendation to AdCom
Vote
$34,548,634
Change
$1,168,000
Change Percent
3.50%
$10,793,904
$778,765
7.78%
$71,182
($23,766)
-25.03%
Selectmen Vote
Change
Change Percent
Ad Com
Vote
Includes SPED and
Votech
$34,548,634
$10,865,086
Change
Change Percent
$1,168,000
3.50%
$754,999
7.47%
Difference - School/Town
($444,981)
1.33%
$0
0.00%
$43,490,722
Total
Change
$45,858,702
$2,367,980
$2,367,980
5.44%
$45,413,720
$1,922,998
4.42%
$1,922,998
3/2/2015
5.44%
3/3/2015
4.42%
$45,413,720
$1,922,998
4.42%
3/5/2015
$45,413,720
3/9/2015
$1,922,998
4.42%
$0
0.00%
($444,982)
1.02%
-1.02%
FY 2016 ADMINISTRATION - PROPOSED BUDGET
“AT A GLANCE”
Combined Budgets $45,858,702
( + 5.44% from FY ’15)
Regular Education
$34,993,615
( +4.83% from FY ‘15)
Special Education
$10,793,904
( +7.78% from FY ‘15)
Vocational Education $71,182
( - 25.03 % from FY ’15)
March 2, 2015
Revision
(-$713,981 from
initial request)
ADMIN. –
PROPOSED
ACTION
Closing the Gap
School Committee Vote
$45,858,702
(+5.44% from FY’ 15)
BOS and AdCom Votes
$45,413,720
(+4.42% from FY’ 15)
Gap (as of 4/6/15)
$444,982
Most Recent Proposed Reductions
(see next slide)
$294,487
Proposed New Bottom Line
$45,564,215
(+4.77% from FY ’15)
Total adjustments with this change
$1,008,468
Remaining Gap
$150,495
Categories of Proposed Reductions to
FY ‘16 Operating Budget Bottom Line
A) Real Changes in Circumstance – New Information
Unanticipated retirement - $17,490
Unanticipated vocational tuition withdrawal - $23,272
Reduced projected rate of increase in special education tuitions (3% to 2.5%) - $21,181
Savings from projection in big bus bid - $8,817
B) Further reductions from List of Requests – Real Cuts
Elimination of already reduced elementary math tutors for grades 3-5 - $59,025
Reduced (by 5 hours per week) clerical support for Business Office - $7,047
Elimination of request for restoration of maintenance position - $43,857
C) Looking Through a New Lens
Elimination of two special education tuitions not in likely or highly likely category
(all” likely or highly likely” tuitions with names remain) - $65,882 + $47,916
TOTAL REDUCTIONS - $294, 487
Remaining Options
for Meeting $150,495 “Gap” Target
Savings from remaining unknowns
TBD
• fuel assumptions adjustment savings (+/- $15-20K)
• Reduction in midday K transportation (from $35K to
something significantly less)
• additional personnel or tuition changes
• status of Governor’s recommended “flat tuition” increase for
special education tuitions (maximum of $48 K)
• Elimination of (or reduction in) 2.65 FTE HS “new teacher”
request
($146,523)
• Some combination of above bulleted items
Full-Day K for ALL Proposed Budget
Classroom Teachers
5.0
New FTEs
1.5
(three existing .5 staff to 1.0 FTE status)
$306,990
97,834
$404,824
Specialist Teachers
2.2
(.2 art, .5 music, .5 PE, 1.0 Spanish)
$128,794
Special Ed. Teachers
2.0
(.5 per building)
$122,796
Para Hours
To bring all K classes full-time paraeducators
TOTAL NEW COSTS
$187,530
$843,944
Notes:
1. Assumes 300 students, 15 sections for 2015-2016
2. Excludes equipment, materials, furnishings, etc., offset by $86,779K state grant
3. Proposed cost for 14 sections is ± $80K less
4. ± $71K possible savings for midday transportation
5. ± $67K loss of “typical student” tuition to revolving account
FY ‘16 School Capital Request
Total requested by School Department
$1,297,715*
Total recommended by COC to BOS and AdCom
$988,480*
*Includes $170K for depot parking lot reconstruction
Administrative Proposal for SC Consideration:
Come to SC consensus on the budget the SC wishes to
move forward with going into the Town Meeting.
Take action(s) to meet that budget goal AND request that
the School Department prepare its specific proposal for
living within the voted budget to present to the SC in early
May when enrollments and actual course section needs
are more clearly known.
Request that the School Department monitor and report
to the SC any changes of circumstance or new information
that may occur in the interim between now and the May
meeting.

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